“Grand Theft Auto IV” is more than 2008′s Game of the Year. It’s also America’s touchstone, the game that continues to inspire — inspire the awe and ire of violent deadbeats, washed-up lawyers, dumb gangs, sexual predators and news-hungry journalists fearful of gaming’s effects on the poor wee tots. And once in a while, it inspires a little bit of good, too.
In preparation for the “GTA IV: The Lost and Damned” download, there’s no better time to take a look back on “GTA”‘s considerable rap sheet. After reviewing the evidence, we believe you’ll agree that “GTA” is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the world’s most notorious video game. Read more